Melissa Fares is a Contributing Analyst for NewsGuard, based in New York and Paris. She previously was a reporter at Reuters in New York, where she covered the U.S. retail industry. She also worked at Reuters as a multimedia producer. Earlier, Fares interned at the New York Times, ABC Good Morning America, the Daily Beast, and United Nations Watch in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a Master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor’s in clinical psychology from Smith College.